The Isle of Man

Escape to the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is the perfect escape. You can travel here in as little as forty minutes, but feel as if you are in another world. If you would like to know more, read on....

Where is the Isle of Man? 

The Isle of Man is situated between Great Britain and Ireland in the heart of the Irish Sea. 

How big is the Isle of Man? 

The Isle of Man is 33 miles long by 13 miles wide.

Getting to the Isle of Man

You can travel to the Isle of Man by ferry or plane. Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries travel from Liverpool or Heysham, and you can fly from various locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  

What can I do in the Isle of Man?

If you love the outdoors, you will love the Isle of Man. With no shortage of walking routes, cycling routes,  outdoor adventure activities and life on the water, you have plenty of choice! Its not just outdoors though; The indoor Heritage Sites, Museums, and opportunities for fun inside will keep you occupied. 


Exploring the Isle of Man

You can travel around the Isle of Man by car or by public transport on Victorian Heritage Railways and Trams. There is also an extensive bus network, with many extra routes added seasonally.  Of course its also fantastic travelling the Manx roads by Motorbike to get that true TT experience!  


What is the Isle of Man famous for? 

Isle of Man TT Races is what The Isle of Man is known for the most. Add to that the magnificent coastal and mountain scenery, medieval castles and forts, fantastic cycling opportunities, rare wildlife, birds and marine life, and incredible dark sky discovery sights, the Isle of Man is a special place to visit. 

Do you need a passport to go to the Isle of Man?

For travel guidance click herePhotographic ID is required when travelling to the Isle of Man. 

Is the Isle of Man dog friendly? 

Yes, absolutely !! The Isle of Man has a Dogs Welcome scheme. Read this article for more details. 


Dog friendly self catering accommodation

Seaside Cottages provide Dog Friendly accommodation, see

To read more about the Isle of Man, checkout these articles: 

120 Activities to do in the Isle of Man

Isle of Man holidays with Toddlers

An Isle of Man Itinerary prepared for you

Your Isle of Man Holiday - 5 Days in Port Erin

What is the Isle of Man like for a holiday?

Isle of Man Winter walks with a pub at the end 

Top Isle of Man Restaurants and cafes in the South

Wet weather ideas in the Isle of Man

To read our blog, head to

Perfect Island Escapes 

Take a look at our Seaside Cottages, both sleep six each and are close to the sea in Port Erin.



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